CEC Yadav urges voters to secure their votes

Setopati files

Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhi Prasad Yadav has requested the political parties and voters not to involve in buying and selling of votes.

Speaking at a training organized by the Election Commission here Tuesday, CEC Yadav urged the political parties and voters to secure their votes.

He said, “Voter education and voting is for security and guaranteeing of votes, democracy cannot be consolidated without people‚Äôs vote. How to secure it, is our responsibility.”

CEC Yadav also urged the district election officers to carry out activities for the deputation of human resources rising above the influence of trade union.

He said, “I urge the Chief District Officers, security bodies and municipalities to keep towns clean from today itself. Civilization of the town is the property of the people.”

Joint-Secretary at the EC, Nawaraj Dhakal said that further training should be imparted to polling officers and assistant polling officers about the design of ballot papers and voting process.

He said that more than 400 foreign observers would arrive here during the elections.

A total of 81 officers of 17 districts including Kavrepalanchowk, Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Dolakha, Sindhupalchowk, Rasuwa, Dhading and Rautahat are participating in two-day training.



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